Combs announces What You See Is What You Get Tour
Thursday, September 19, 2019
– Luke Combs will kick off his What You See Is What You Get Tour next year with newly confirmed stops in Texas, Missouri and Kentucky.
The shows will feature special guests Ashley McBryde and Drew Parker.
Combs will release "What You See Is What You Get" on Nov. 8 via River House Artists/Columbia Nashville. Produced by Scott Moffatt, "What You See Is What You Get" features 17 songs including the five tracks previously released via "The Prequel" EP earlier this summer.
Combs' new single "Even Though I'm Leaving" was recently shipped to country radio and continues to receive widespread critical acclaim. The disc also includes "1, 2 Many," which features Brooks & Dunn. "What You See Is What You Get is the follow up to Combs' breakthrough double Platinum debut, This One's For You."
New tour dates:
Feb. 7 - Columbia, MO - Mizzou Arena
Feb. 8 - Peoria, IL - Peoria Civic Center
Feb. 13 - University Park, PA - Bryce Jordan Center
Feb. 14 - Lexington, KY - Rupp Arena
Feb. 15 - Grand Rapids, MI - Van Andel Arena
April 18 - Albuquerque, NM - Isleta Amphitheater
April 19 - Colorado Springs, CO - Broadmoor World Arena
April 21 - Las Cruces, NM - Pan American Center
April 24 - Corpus Christi, TX - American Bank Center
April 25 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center
Tickets for these shows go on sale on Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. local time. Combs' official fan club, The Bootleggers, will have first access to tickets through Ticketmaster Verified Fan pre-sale starting next Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. local time. Every concert ticket sold online will include a copy of the new disc.
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The saying, 'Strike while the iron's hot,' applies to many situations, but especially to the music business. The scene moves so fast these days that this last year's star could be this year's 'Where are they now?' Luke Combs moved quickly up the country music popularity ladder, so he's smart to put out this five-song EP between full-lengths.
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This One's For You Too
Luke Combs has gotten a lot of life out of his album "This One's for You," which includes his breakthrough hit "Hurricane," as well as the popular single "When It Rains It Pours." This deluxe edition includes five new tracks, many of which are just as strong as the original 12.
"Houston, We Got a Problem" includes a smart lyric highlighting specific details about that big Texas city. Even though it has all these famous landmarks, it doesn't have »»»
This One's For You
Five years ago, when beer-drinking, truck-driving-in-the-country country songs were en vogue, Luke Combs' full-length debut would have fit right in. In 2017, when pop music rules the country market and male singers are more likely to wear a stylish jacket instead of a flannel shirt, Combs is positively refreshing.
"Hurricane," the first single and first top five hit of Combs' career, sounds like a typical Jason Aldean ballad at the onset, but then builds into something more »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
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